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We are busy this time of year, just how busy?

This month, one of our organizers held a “Get fed so you can feed a needy family for Thanksgiving” event and collected over 50lbs. of food and 4 bags of clothing for needy families. These items were donated to the Sacramento Food Bank. Way to go!

December 11th: ADOPT A FAMILY GIFT PURCHASE AND WRAPPING
Family Adopted: ONE PARENT , WITH A ONE YEAR OLD SON AND A TWO YEAR OLD SON.
Needed:
– At least one “need” and one “want” gift, wrapped, for each child.
– A household gift for the family (valued under $100).
– An optional grocery store gift card — amount of your choice (donors usually give $50 or more but any amount is appreciated).

Donations need to be delivered to our office (2411 Alhambra Blvd. Suite 110 Sacramento, 95817) between Monday, Dec. 13 to Friday, Dec. 17, from 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Throughout December: WEAVE Holiday Toy Shoppe
This is a unique way to create a joyful holiday for women and children who have experienced violence. Gifts will be collected for individuals who have received services at WEAVE in the last six months. WEAVE will be accepting new, unwrapped gifts November 29 through December 17.

If you are interested in hosting a toy drive or volunteering, send an email to elf@weaveinc.org. Donations are being accepted at the WEAVE Counseling Center, 1900 K Street, Sacramento from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, or at the WEAVE thrift stores. Click here for locations and drop-off times. If you can’t participate, please consider making a donation.

January 15th: Volunteer at the Womens Shelter
Needed: the following hygiene items (14 ea.)
Tooth Brushes
Deodorant
Nail Polish
Shampoo
Body Wash
Lotion
Make-up

January 26th: Weave Inc. Volunteer Orientation
Weave Inc. is always in need of volunteers! Most of the community outreach and emergency services are provided by volunteers.

www.weaveinc.org/overview/volunteer-weave
Wednesday, January 26th, 2011
6 – 7 p.m.
1900 K Street, Sacramento
Conference Room

About Weave Inc.
www.weaveinc.org
WEAVE is the primary provider of crisis intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County.

It is WEAVE’s mission to bring an end to domestic violence and sexual assault in partnership with our community. WEAVE’s vision is a community free of violence and abuse. At WEAVE we believe that crisis intervention services are only part of the solution.

Prevention and Education are critical in improving how our community responds to violence. WEAVE is committed to breaking the cycle of violence by educating the community to better understand the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault.

TBA: We rest! Chicas hot-cocoa and movie night (Late January)

Please join us… or even support us by donating!
http://www.meetup.com/ChicasLatinas/
SacChicasLatinas@gmail.com

Pictures from last year:

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